The Whitney Museum of American Art has received a $2 million gift from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to support its award-winning education programs, Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney, announced today. Show More Summary
[This originally appeared in Quail Bell Magazine, a place for real and unreal stories from around the world.] Author's Note: "Guadalajara in 35mm" was on display at the Virginia Center of Latin American Art in January 2013 and also is...Show More Summary
American artist Jeremy Keane has clever wit, an enormous talent, and a reputation for visiting the wrong places as well as painting the wrong things. But his brothel-hopping masks an ulterior motive and his art masks a dark secret that even he doesn't want to face. Show More Summary
Back in the day, when home video movie libraries were set to become a “thing,” rather than the cloud/streaming BS that is now “the thing,” MGM/UA’s laserdisc division began issuing two-disc “double feature” packages. Woody Allen’s “Bananas”...Show More Summary
The military is everywhere in our arts and entertainment looking for a way to promote its public relations agenda. It's a little-known fact that the Pentagon has for years directly influenced the production of a wide variety of television programming. Show More Summary
BOSTON — As the ferry chugs away from Long Wharf and drifts out into the open water of Boston Harbor, one is reminded that it was the ocean trade that defined the roots of this old American city.
Bob Dole, now 92 and in a wheelchair, made a rare return visit to Congress on Monday to celebrate this week's 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act - the sort of big bipartisan triumph of yore that now seems unimaginable.
There are about 100 ways to become a better writer. For example, you could: Read 100 books Listen to Ira Glass’s This American Life Cultivate a sick sense of humor Think like a psychologist Rack up rejections Write like mad But did you...Show More Summary
Feeling a little intimidated by the prospect of visiting galleries full of modern art? You're not alone. Luckily, Kathryn Potts of the Whitney Museum of American Art dropped by An Even Better You to tell us how to dive into the art scene.
The Propeller Group faced impossibly long odds from the outset of A Universe of Collisions. Inspired by a rare artifact from the American Civil War – opposing bullets, conjoined mid-air – the Vietnam-based collective encountered immense tactical challenges in trying to replicate it.
Originally published at The Washington Spectator American politics is not easy for believers. “This is a forum where our candidates can share their faith and testimony and not feel ostracized. Except maybe by the press,” Mary Frances Forrester told me. “Here, we can ask questions and candidates can...
Summer camp isn’t just about woodland hikes and friendship bracelets. It’s also a place to learn some some valuable life lessons, like the art of negotiating as taught in this very first Wet Hot American Summer First Day of Camp clip. Show More Summary
BEIJING – Shop owners, art curators, foreign visitors and local artists wave and say hi to curator James Elaine as he pushes his bicycle through a decommissioned military factory turned bohemian artist neighborhood here called Dashanzi Art District, or more typically, the 798 Art Zone. Once a manufacturing collaboration between the [...]
When it comes to talking about disability, we don't. Nearly one in five Americans reports living with a disability, yet our silence prevents us from aiding in destigmatization, fair access and equal opportunity See also: Art projectShow More Summary
For over fifty years the art of Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) entered the homes of millions of Americans on the covers of the Saturday Evening Post. As one of the most popular American artists of the past century, Rockwell was a man that...Show More Summary
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art launches its 2015?2016 season this fall with a complete reinstallation of the museum?s popular exhibit of Tiffany Studios? lamps and lighting fixtures and an accompanying focus exhibition on the firm?s Daffodil design reading lamp. Show More Summary
The American Cinematheque and the Art Directors Guild's Film Society celebrate the career of Oscar-nominated production designer James Bissell on Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the films Bissell designed are 1982's "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," 2005's "Good Night, and Good Luck"...
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces Warhol?s Nature, on view through October 5, and the opening of Jamie Wyeth, on view July 25 through October 5, 2015. Admission is $8 for a combined ticket from July 25 ? October 5 and as always, temporary exhibitions are free for museum members and youth ages 18 and under. Show More Summary
Two signed lithographs by famed American Pop Art icon Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997), three works by the noted Mexican artist Leonardo Nierman (b. 1932), and a signed lithograph by renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero (b. 1932), are...Show More Summary
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded Hadrien Viraben the 2015 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize. Viraben?s prize-winning essay, ?Achille Segard Interviews Mary Cassatt: A Living Master of Impressionism,...Show More Summary